[Tagging] Subject: Feature Proposal - RFC - highway=social_path

Mark Wagner mark+osm at carnildo.com
Mon Jun 13 08:13:29 UTC 2016


On Mon, 13 Jun 2016 14:17:49 +0900
John Willis <johnw at mac.com> wrote:

> Javbw
> 
> On Jun 13, 2016, at 8:22 AM, Greg Troxel <gdt at ir.bbn.com> wrote:
> 
> >> Highway=trail  
> > 
> > I don't think we need to change path to trail.  It's basically the
> > same thing.  
> 
> Path=trail
> Path:trail=main 
> 
> Something, *anything* to separate hiking trails from sidewalks and
> other footways. It is, in the literal meaning of the word,
> incomprehensible to me that there is no way to separate sidewalks and
> hiking routes. 

"highway=path" (or =footway, whichever you prefer) plus "surface=dirt",
and perhaps a suitably poor "smoothness=".  In my experience, the
defining characteristic of a trail is that it isn't paved.

-- 
Mark 



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